Five Bonuses to Make Your Christmas Easier

Five Bonuses to Make Your Christmas Easier

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With the kids jingle belling And everyone telling you ‘Be of good cheer!’ It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Yes, it is. But when you’re in children’s ministry, it starts to feel like you’re hosting all the parties, toasting all the marshmallows, and telling all the tales of Christmases long ago. And that’s just at the church. At home you’re full of holiday greetings when friends come to call, and you’re organizing all the loved ones who are... Read More
February 2016 Editor’s Notes

February 2016 Editor’s Notes

Hello, First Look Friends! It’s love month! Get out the heart stickers and stamps. Grab the heart foam shapes. It’s time to show some love. Nobody loves us more than Jesus, and this is the month we celebrate that. Preschoolers will spend the month learning that Jesus loves us no matter who we are or what we do. He loves everyone. He loved the woman at the well even though they were from different places and cultures. Jesus loves us no matter where we live or how we dress too. He loves all the... Read More
We Are Thankful For You

We Are Thankful For You

On this day of Thanksgiving, we at First Look just wanted to say how thankful we are for you, our partner churches. We write words, brainstorm ideas and create images, but without you those things wouldn’t change lives. You take the humble ideas we have and create amazing environments where preschoolers learn that they are loved by their heavenly Father. Thank you for the hours you spend each and every week teaching preschoolers that God made them, God loves them and Jesus wants to be... Read More
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting November 30th

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting November 30th

Here is the First Look Social Media Plan for influencing parents to interact with their preschoolers. If you missed the first post explaining our plan, please click here.  The following information will be 6 tweets, 5 Facebook posts, 2 pictures or ideas for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest.  Feel free to use any and all of this information but don’t feel tied to these updates word for word.  These are simply examples that you could copy and paste if you wanted or you can add your... Read More
Christmas Gift Ideas for Volunteers – Free Gift Tag

Christmas Gift Ideas for Volunteers – Free Gift Tag

It’s here – well, almost! Christmas, that is… The excitement in our preschool ministries will gradually build to the point of bursting with all that joy and cheer. That means volunteers and small group leaders will need (and deserve!) an extra dose of love and appreciation. Say Merry Christmas to all your volunteers with a fun morning treat. Starting the month with a breakfast bar is fun motivation for getting through the next few Sundays with extra-energetic preschoolers. If you don’t... Read More
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